Tectonic, CoreOS’s Linux platform built to run containers, was revamped this week to version 1.6.2. Underneath that minor point revision label lie some significant changes.According to an official CoreOS blog post, this version of Tectonic rolls in the latest version of Kubernetes (1.6.2) to create a CoreOS/Kubernetes combo that’s easier to install in a variety of environments and has better separation of workloads, more robust auditing and logging, and boasts a major change a key underlying Kubernetes technology.[ The InfoWorld roundup: 5 rock-solid Linux distros for developers. | Stay up on open source with the InfoWorld Linux Report newsletter. ]
A more elastic etcd
That key technology is etcd, the distributed data store used by CoreOS generally and by Kubernetes in particular. With a new experimental feature, CoreOS can manage etcd with CoreOS Operators.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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